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Mercury won't harm you or the environment as long as it stays inside the product and is handled properly when you're finished with it. Contact the Board of Health with questions on Mercury Disposal.
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Place trash curbside before 7 a.m. on your pick up day. Truck routes and schedules are subject to change without notice and times of pickups are not guaranteed on a weekly basis. Trash on private property will not be picked up - must be curbside. Town trash bags may be purchased at Town Market, Town Line Convenience-Haverhill, Stop and Shop-Amesbury, Merrimac Liquors, and Richdale.
Please call Casella at 1-800-445-1318.
Merrimac does not hold an event. Please refer to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection calendar for open events in other towns.
Leaves, grass clippings and brush may be dropped off at the Yard Waste Site located on Battis Road. Permits are required and may be purchased at the Selectmen’s Office located at 4 School Street. For more information including dates and times the site is open, please visit the link.
Christmas Trees can be dropped off on Mill St. Sticker is not required.
Every other week - recyclables (glass - all colors - newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, computer paper and paper board [cereal and cracker boxes], cardboard, steel and tin cans, aluminum containers, plastics Number 1 through Number 7. Everything must be in the recycling bin as nothing outside of the bin will be collected. Styrofoam, packing peanuts, plastic bags and films are not recyclable curbside. Recycling will be collected on the same day as the trash collection every other week. Please view the street listing to determine your recycling week. http://townofmerrimac.com/269/Recycling-Street-List Place recycling and trash curbside before 7 a.m. on your pickup day. Trash collection is weekly and recycling is every other week. For curbside recycling schedule and information http://townofmerrimac.com/268/Recycling
Information in regard to trash/recycling delays will be posted on the Town's website in addition to the Town’s Facebook page. We suggest you sign up for website notifications so you are alerted if a change is warranted.
Please visit the link.
No, you can take yard waste to the Battis Rd. Yard Waste Site.
Included but are not limited to: refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers/de-humidifiers, etc. can be picked up curbside on the first Friday of the month. Residents must purchase a $20 bulk sticker at the Selectmen’s Office.
A large item that will not fit in a bag. Examples are sofa, armchair, mattress, etc. You must purchase a sticker at the Selectmen’s office. Bulk items are picked up curbside on your regular trash day. Please refer to this list of bulk items for disposal information.
There is no limit to bulk items. You must purchase a sticker at the Selectmen’s Office. Please refer the bulk item list. /DocumentCenter/View/982/Bulk-Item-Pricing
The Town of Merrimac supplies one 96-gallon blue recycling bin to residential units. that receive curbside recycling pickup. Please call 978-346-0525 if you need a bin. Additional bins are not available at this time.
Please refer to the collection calendar found on the Trash and Recycling page.
For issues with bag quality, please call Wastezero at 1-800-866-3954. They should provide a replacement as well as investigate the source of the problem with the store you purchased it from.